Newsmaker: Tracey McCants Lewis
Noteworthy: The Pennsylvania Supreme Court appointed Lewis to its 13-member Disciplinary Board to a term ending in November 2015. Her first meeting as a member is next month.
Family: Husband, Khalif Ali; daughter, Dajia Ali, 18; and son, Marcelius Lewis, 16
Occupation: She is an assistant professor and assistant director of the Clinical Legal Education program at Duquesne University School of Law, where she focuses her scholarship on critical race theory, feminist legal theory and the application of legal storytelling in clinical legal education.
Background: A member of the Pennsylvania State Bar, McCants Lewis formerly practiced law as an associate with K&L Gates, Downtown, and served as a law clerk for state Supreme Court Justice Max Baer of Mt. Lebanon.
Education: Bachelor's degree from Gannon University and a law degree from Duquesne
Quote: “It is a great honor to me to serve on a board that ensures that the residents of the Commonwealth have access to competent, ethical legal services and that attorneys are providing quality service to their clients, to the bench and to the bar.”
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